Not a Great Day

“You have a great day” This is how all Triple A service people end their calls and it is a mistake. It is so unlikely that anyone they are speaking to will.

Take my own case: the car refused to start again this morning and however hard I belabored the end of the key, I just couldn’t get it to turn enough to spark the engine. I have now called a Triple A tow truck which will take me to a Mazda dealer which will not be open today. I will then have to hire a car, or spend a fortune on cabs. A great day does not seem to be on the cards.

About Liz Barron

US Peace Corps Volunteer in Armenia. Permanent address in Washington DC. Deep roots in Northern Ireland and persistent Belfast accent. Blogger,cook, mother, grandma, Scrabble-player and enthusiastic world traveler.
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